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St. Luke’s Campuses Receive ‘A’ for Patient Safety in Leapfrog Report

November 8th, 2017

BETHLEHEM, PA. – The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, today released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. The Safety Grade assigns letter grades of A, B, C, D and F to hospitals nationwide based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms. Several St. Luke’s University Health Network campuses – Bethlehem, Allentown


In Case You Missed It… Watch Rick Anderson on WFMZ’s “Business Matters”

October 30th, 2017

Watch as St. Luke’s University Health Network President and CEO Rick Anderson and Raymond Durkin, MD,  talk with Business Matters host Tony Iannelli about dedicating one day for health through a tailored and customized executive health and wellness program called ExecuHealth. Click here to watch the episode http://www.wfmz.com/business/business-matters/business-matters-do-you-have-…


St. Luke’s Quakertown Hospital Earns Trauma Center Re-Accreditation

October 18th, 2017

QUAKERTOWN, PA – St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus has earned re-accreditation as a certified Level IV Trauma Center. The hospital became an accredited trauma center in 2016. The Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation has extended St. Luke’s Quakertown Campus’ accreditation as a Level IV Trauma Center for four more years. “This was truly a team effort, and I am proud


St. Luke’s Quality Awards Spur Advances Locally and Nationally

October 16th, 2017

In 10th year, nationally recognized, innovative program taps staff’s expertise and creativity to improve care. Question: How does St. Luke’s University Health Network come up with new, innovative ways to improve care and cut costs year after year? Answer: The Network’s nationally recognized Quality Improvement Awards Program. The Quality Awards are just that – a competition. Teams


Temple University Hospital and St. Luke’s University Health Network Formally Announce Strategic Partnership for Four Transplant Services

October 13th, 2017

(Philadelphia, PA) – Temple University Hospital (TUH) and St. Luke’s University Health Network are formally announcing a strategic partnership for transplant services that will streamline coordination of care and minimize the amount of travel required by patients in St. Luke’s vicinity. The partnership covers heart, bone marrow, liver and kidney transplant. It allows patients to attend pre- and


St. Luke’s Recognized as ‘Readers’ Choice’

October 4th, 2017

St. Luke’s University Health Network has again received top honors as part of the 14th Annual Morning Call Readers’ Choice awards. The Network has been identified as the region’s: Best Cancer Center Best Nursing Services Best Obstetrician (St. Luke’s Riverside Women’s Healthcare) Best Place to Have a Baby


St. Luke’s Book Drive to Promote Literacy for Children and Families Begins October 2

October 2nd, 2017

Starting October 2 – 19, we are collecting new and gently used children’s books (infant/toddler, preschool board books, elementary, middle and high school levels). Consider purchasing a few new books and/or cleaning out your children’s book shelves to help support our network-wide literacy programs! We DO NOT accept professional reference books or journals, encyclopedias, magazines,